Apartments in Phenix City is a Great Apartment Alternative to Columbus, GA


Across the Chattahoochee River from Columbus, Georgia, sits Phenix City, Alabama.


This growing city has seen its population rise by nearly 25% since 2000, so if you're looking for an up-and-coming place to call home -- that also has some cool history behind it -- you'll love searching for an apartment in Phenix City!


Here's why:


- There's a lot to do


With a population under 40,000, you may think of Phenix City as a sleepy small town, but that's definitely not the case! As the population here grows, so does the number of fun activities. You can enjoy everything from a fun night out at the East Alabama Motor Speedway, to cozy concerts at the Phenix City Amphitheater, to unique sights at the Museum of Wonder, to local treats at the Russell County Farmers Market.

Several new apartment communities have recently been built in Phenix City, AL.   Steeple Crest Apartments and Greystone at River Chase.  Phenix City's rolling hills are filled with family owned and operated shops and restaurants.of the.  Traditional chain stores are throughout the city. Chattahoochee Valley Community Colleges'  campus is growing to meet the needs of the growing area and in its library can be used to research the city's history. Troy University is in the process of building a new campus for it's Business School on the bank of the Chattahoochee River in Downtown.  Phenix City is very quaint city with family oriented events. An outdoor amphitheater sits behind the Russell County Court House on the bank of the Chattahoochee River, entertainment there is always family friendly. Moon Lake in Idle Hour Park another historic site that's a great place to spend an afternoon on the walking trail, fishing or tennis.

If you're a Civil War buff, you'll really love living in Phenix City! This is where the very last battle of the war was fought, and the Fort Mitchell Historic Site is home to a reconstruction of the original fort that served as an important supply point during the war.

- There's no shortage of natural beauty


No matter which part of Phenix City your apartment is in, you'll be close to a beautiful park. There are five city parks spread out around town, and in them, you can fish, play softball, have a relaxing picnic, or simply sit back and enjoy the sunshine.


- You'll actually enjoy exercising


Even if your new Phenix City apartment complex comes with a great on-site gym, you'll want to head out to the Phenix City Riverwalk. It stretches for over a mile and looks out at the Chattahoochee River, making it the perfect place to jog, bike, or take a stroll with friends. While you burn calories, you'll get to see the whitewater, along with all kinds of unique wildlife.


- The barbecue can't be beat


Most of the barbecue joints in town are little hole-in-the-wall places, but the food is so good that people are more than willing to wait for it. In fact, it's not uncommon to see a lunch line forming around 10:30 in the morning!

Most of the popular restaurants in Phenix City can be found close to the river, but you'll also find a number of restaurants along the 280 Bypass, just west of Downtown.


- There's a variety of job options


Manufacturing plays a major role in the Phenix City economy, but there are also lots of healthcare and education job openings here, too. As a result, once you find the perfect Phenix City apartment, it shouldn't be hard to find the perfect job!


Lakewood Golf Course

Phenix City sits approximately 30 minutes from Auburn University  and only 20 minutes from Fort Benning, Georgia. The Chattahoochee River runs between Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama they have been called sister cities many times. Phenix City also follows the Eastern Time zone because is less than two minutes across the bridge to Columbus, Georgia. However as you drive west towarsd Auburn you will enter the Central Time zone. 



Russell County Court House  1000 Broad St, Phenix City, AL 36867



Apartments in Area:

Phenix City Apartment - Clover Leaf

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Phenix City, AL from $475 to $795

Phenix City Apartment - Magnolia Creek Apartments

2 to 3 BDRM apartment in Phenix City, AL from $635 to $745